005  
WGUS83 KFGF 212208  
FLSFGF  
FLOOD STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EASTERN NORTH DAKOTA/GRAND FORKS ND  
508 PM CDT SAT APR 21 2018  
 
...THE FLOOD WARNING HAS BEEN EXTENDED FOR THESE RIVER LOCATIONS IN  
NORTH DAKOTA...  
 
* HILLSBORO...ON THE GOOSE RIVER...IN TRAILL COUNTY  
 
.CONTINUED SNOWMELT IS CAUSING A RISE ON AREA RIVERS, INCLUDING THE  
GOOSE RIVER AT HILLSBORO. ICE JAMS HAVE OCCURRED ON THE GOOSE  
RIVER AT HILLSBORO AND MAY OCCUR AT OTHER NEARBY LOCATIONS  
RESULTING IN RAPID FLUCTUATIONS.  
 
THIS FORECAST IS FOR A 7-DAY PERIOD...THE HIGHEST STAGE  
INDICATED MAY NOT REFLECT THE CREST FOR THIS EVENT.  
 
FORECASTS ARE UPDATED DAILY AND STAGE VALUES WILL CHANGE  
AS NEW WEATHER AND RIVER INFORMATION IS USED.  
 
RIVER FORECASTS USE 24 HOURS OF FORECAST PRECIPITATION  
BETWEEN APRIL 1ST AND OCTOBER 1ST, AND 48 HOURS OTHERWISE.  
HOWEVER, DEPENDING ON THE SITUATION, THEY MAY INCLUDE  
PRECIPITATION EXPECTED THROUGH THE NEXT 72 HOURS.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
SAFETY MESSAGE...TURN AROUND, DON'T DROWN...  
 
- DON'T TRAVEL THROUGH FLOODED AREAS!  
 
- PERSONS IN THE WARNED AREA NEED TO TAKE STEPS TO PROTECT LIFE  
AND PROPERTY. IF NECESSARY, MOVE TO A HIGHER AND SAFER LOCATION.  
 
- PERSONS LIVING IN THE RED RIVER BASIN SHOULD MONITOR RIVER  
LEVELS WHILE THE RIVER IS IN, OR NEAR, FLOOD.  
 
FOR MORE INFORMATION...GO TO THE AHPS/RIVER SECTION  
ON OUR WEB PAGE AT: WWW.WEATHER.GOV/GRANDFORKS  
 

 
 
NDC097-231007-  
/O.EXT.KFGF.FL.W.0011.180421T2155Z-180425T1800Z/  
/HGRN8.1.SM.180421T2030Z.180423T0000Z.180424T1200Z.NO/  
508 PM CDT SAT APR 21 2018  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR...  
* ...HILLSBORO...ON THE GOOSE RIVER.  
* UNTIL WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.  
* AT 4:15 PM SATURDAY THE STAGE WAS 10.6 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND DURING THE NEXT 7 DAYS...MINOR  
FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* MINOR FLOOD STAGE IS 10.0 FEET.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL RISE TO A CREST NEAR 12.5 FEET BY  
SUNDAY EVENING. THE RIVER WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE TUESDAY  
MID-MORNING.  
* IMPACT STATEMENT(S) - AT 13.0 FEET, MODERATE FLOOD STAGE...THE  
CITY PARK IN HILLSBORO STARTS TO FLOOD.  
 

 
 
DAILY 1PM CDT/NOON CST FORECAST STAGE IN FEET:  
 
DATE SUN MON TUE WED THU FRI SAT  
(MONTH/DAY) 04/22 04/23 04/24 04/25 04/26 04/27 04/28  
 
GOOSE RIVER  
HILLSBORO 12.3 12.0 9.1 5.8 4.2 3.5 3.1  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4749 9687 4739 9686 4736 9717 4748 9747 4759 9747  
 

 
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